Reports coming out of Austin, Texas state that Nicholas Hitzfelder, 26, was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident. Law enforcement believes that the accident occurred on West Slaughter Lane and Palace Parkway at about 3:30 PM. A Camry was travelling west when it made a turn into an apartment complex. The motorcycle, which was going east, collided with the vehicle. Hitzfelder died from the injuries he sustained in the accident.
Reports coming out of San Antonio, Texas state that Raven Hernandez, 19, was involved in a rear-end car accident. Law enforcement believes that the accident happened at about 4 PM on I-10 West near Wurzbach Road. Hernandez was a passenger in an SUV that was on the side of the road due to a tire blow-out. A Ford F-150 crashed into the SUV along with another truck on the road. Hernandez died from the injuries she sustained in the accident. The driver of the Ford was injured, but the driver of the SUV and of the other truck that was hit were not injured.
Reports coming out of San Antonio, Texas state that a man was involved in a single-car accident. According to law enforcement, the accident occurred at around 2:30 AM, on the De Zavala exit off of I-10. The driver lost control of his vehicle, a Tahoe, and collided with a utility pole. Police believe that factors of the accident were the high speed that the car seems to have been driven at, as well as the wet road conditions. Police also found an open alcohol container in the vehicle, which may indicate that the victim may have been under the influence while driving. In addition, reports state that the victim was not wearing a seatbelt. The victim has not been identified as of yet.
Five people were injured in a car accident in Colony, Texas that culminated in a pick-up truck crashing into a house. Law enforcement believes that the accident occurred near Paige Road and Texas 121. The accident was the cause of a fight that had broken out previously in the night. There had been a party on Strickland Avenue that Cesar, Geovanni, and Jesus Rojas (all between the ages of 18 and 20) had been attending. Five people, also between the ages of 18 and 20, came to the party as well. There was an altercation between these five and the Rojas brothers. The Rojas brothers and two other friends, (19 and 20 years old) left the party in a Dodge Caliber. They stopped at a gas station when the five people that had been at the party drove up and started damaging the Dodge with a baseball bat. The five were in a pick-up truck. A chase followed, with the truck after the Dodge. The driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle and ended up crashing into a house on Crtuchberry Place. The driver of the truck, along with four other passengers, were seriously injured. They were taken to the hospital. Those in the Dodge were not injured. The residents of the house were uninjured as well.
Saiyud Gale was injured in an alleged drunk driving accident in San Antonio, Texas. Reports state that Gale, who was a passenger in the car, was thrown out of the vehicle when the driver hit a guardrail on the highway. A person claiming to be a family member of the driver reported to The Weaver Law Firm that the driver was not drunk and that Gale jumped out of the vehicle. Law enforcement believes that the accident occurred at about 10 PM on I-35 and Rittiman. According to a report, the driver lost control of the car and hit the guardrail, which caused the door of the vehicle to come off. We suspect that the car crashed into the highway median, which caused Gale to be thrown out of the back seat. Gale was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. We believe that the driver, Boon Nuntasai Cates, was arrested for intoxication assault.
Elizabeth Cano was involved in a fatal car accident in San Antonio, Texas. According to law enforcement, the accident occurred at about 1 AM in the 5900 block of South Presa. A driver, Miguel Cortes, 23, was reported to have been driving in the wrong direction. He collided with the car that Cano was a passenger in. John Cano, her husband, who was also the driver, and their 1-year old child were also in the car. John Cano, who works in the San Antonio District Attorney's Office, was taken to the hospital with grave injuries, while the 1-year old child was reported to be uninjured. The accident was made even more tragic because Elizabeth Cano was pregnant. Miguel Cortes was arrested for failure to stop and render aid and intoxication manslaughter.
Reports coming from San Antonio, Texas state that four children and their mother have been severely injured in a car accident. Law enforcement believes that a vehicle malfunction, specifically, a tire blow-out, caused the car to roll over. The accident occurred on Loop 410 near Dietrich Road at about 4 PM. The children were of ages four, six, seven, and nine. The condition of the father, the driver, is unknown.
Reports coming out of San Antonio state that a police officer was injured in a car accident. Law enforcement believes that the accident occurred at Kyle Street and Berlin Street at about 1:30 AM. A truck ran a stop sign and this caused the police officer to t-bone the truck. This caused the truck to hit a fence and a garage. The police state that the truck driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. The police officer did not sustain any grievous injuries.
Reports coming out of San Antonio, Texas state that a man was grievously injured after being involved in a car accident. The incident occurred at about 3 AM on Interstate 35 North near Benz Ingleman. Law enforcement believes that the driver was driving at a very high rate of speed and he lost control of his car. He crashed into a pole and was taken to the hospital. He died from the injuries sustained in the accident.
Ami Lea Babbitt was killed in a drunk driving incident in San Antonio, Texas. Law enforcement believes that the incident occurred in the 9800 block of Potranco Road at about 4 AM. The drunk driver went off the road because he had supposedly fallen asleep at the wheel. The car crossed a few lanes, left the road, hit a pole, and unfortunately, also hit Babbitt. She was taken to the hospital, but she died from the injuries she sustained in the accident. There are no reports on whether the drunk driver was injured. The driver will be charged with intoxication manslaughter.